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Nautical a seat lying across a boat and occupied by an oarsman
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--On a discussion panel about torture and terrorism law, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia argued that federal agents, fictional or not, deserve latitude in times of crisis Jack Bauer is a terrorism thwarter played by Kiefer Sutherland in the Fox drama "24"
Such is the logic of the Hegelian dialectic; as the Western "text" is displaced, transplanted into the New World, it is inevitable that its new readings will simply be syntheses of thwarter contradictions and a deeper and fuller realization of the freedom of self-consciousness will result.
Looking upon the UPA as a usurper of his own 'legitimate' (sic!) right to be Prime Minister, in addition to the fact that no amount of communalisation of the polity in Assam has divided its people on simply just Hindu-Muslim lines, must feel so vexatious as to lash out at the thwarters of his ambitions in any direction and any which way possible.